Movie Review: Johnny English Reborn (2011)

Rated: U
Genre: Action comedy
Running Time: 1 Hour 43 Minutes
Director: Oliver Parker
Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Pierce Brosnan
This is a sequel to the James Bond/secret agent parody film Johnny English (2003) with Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) reprising his role as the incompetent titular British spy.

Verdict: Watching Mr. Bean over and over again would probably still amuse me more than Johnny English Reborn but at least it's more creatively written than its predecessor. Rowan Atkinson manages carry the film in spite of the faithful predictable and unintelligent nonsensical gags. So to enjoy the movie, just lower your expectation.

Crossover parody: Spoofs on Chinese martial art/action flicks are incorporated as well.

Favourite quote(s): (SPOILER BEGINS HERE) Waitress - "What would you like for dessert?" Simon - "You." Johnny - "And bring two spoons." (SPOILER ENDS HERE)

Toshiba? I've no idea what's the real purpose behind it but I'm guessing it's an inside joke on how poor economy in UK could have even their government spy agency bought over by an Asian business organisation.

Pierce Brosnan... is supposed to make a cameo appearance on the film but I didn't see him at all.

Rating: 2 / 5

Second opinion: "It's funny lah; I liked the helicopter scene" (Iris Loong).
  1. I like it, some of the scenes were really funny :P

  2. This movie Johnny English Reborn Twice . . . > . < haha I love this movie hehe

  3. seven coming.. haha.. mesti lawak r cite ni..

  4. I'm curious. Is this a positive, or negative review actually?

  5. gotta spare some free time to go watch this for mr.bean! LOL! :)

  6. haha~ love the movie too~ =D
    walking here with a smile. take care.. have a nice day ~ =D

    Regards, (A Growing Teenager Diary) ..

  7. Not bad but Mr. Bean is better hahaha I'd give 3/5


Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy | Copyright © All rights reserved. | Template designed by Copyright © 2014

Powered by Blogger.